Alberta Dentists Struggle to Help Refugee Kids with Dental Problems

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According to Global News, more young patients are seeing the dentist with major oral health issues, which have been caused by years of lack of care. This appears to be linked to the increase in refugees entering the country from Afghanistan and Ukraine.

Global spoke with Dr. Brad Krusky, a pediatric dentist, who said, “A lot of the kids come with active infections…They will come with cavities that we would normally see in kids that simply do not have access to dental care.”

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